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Lawrenceville in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia

1861-1865

 

—Lest We Forget —

 
Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2015
1. Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia Marker
Inscription.
In remembrance
of the citizens
of Gwinnett
County who
honorably served
the Confederate
States of America

"Any people with
contempt for their
heritage have lost
faith in themselves
and no nation can long
survive without pride
in it's traditions."
Sir Winston Churchill

 
Erected 1993 by Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp 96 and U.D.C. Chapter 2365.
 
Location. 33° 57.43′ N, 83° 59.353′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceville, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker is on Lawrenceville Highway (U.S. 29) east of North Perry Street (County Route 20), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the northern grounds of the Old Gwinnett County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceville GA 30046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Tribute to Ezzard Charles (a few steps from this marker); Memorial to the Fallen of 1836 (a few steps from this marker); Garrard’s Cavalry Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Button Gwinnett (within shouting distance of this marker);
Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 21, 2015
2. Confederate Veterans of Gwinnett County, Georgia Marker
The smaller marker to the left reads, "Site of Lawrenceville public schools centennial celebration, Sept. 10 1995, 1895-1995, Erected by The Centennial Committee"
Gwinnett County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Home of Major William E. Simmons (about 300 feet away); Watering Trough 1873 (about 300 feet away); Birthplace of Bill Arp (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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